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The Director's Cut: John Huston
John Huston — director, screenwriter, ‘compulsive satyr’ — was a legend in his own picaresque lifetime, as much for his high jinks away from the camera as for his achievements…
Icons September 2021
Tender Scoundrel: Jean-Paul Belmondo
Boxer turned acting heavyweight Jean-Paul Belmondo was no stranger to holding his own in the cinematic ring.
Style July 2020
ROBERT EVANS: THE LAST TYCOON
Robert Evans was the film producer turned myth maker who brought classics such as The Godfather, Rosemary’s Baby and Chinatown to the screen. By the end of a life that was both glorious and turbulent, he’d ensured Hollywood would never be the same again.
Code April 2020
Zooming in With Cool-Dude-Filmmaker: Paul Feig
The Rake’s founder Wei Koh interviews distinguished American actor and filmmaker Paul Feig.
Icons March 2020
Michelangelo and the yearning for tragedy
‘We lived in silence… He has only one way of expressing himself: his work.” So said Michelangelo Antonioni’s first wife, Letizia Balboni. It’s true, the Italian director was notorious for taking existential inquiry — and his own artistic purity — to another level. But what a legacy of film he left behind…
Style February 2020
Sica and ye shall find
Originally featured in Issue 36 of The Rake, James Medd examines how Neapolitan style icon and Oscar-winning director Vittorio De Sica imbued his work with his inimitable spirit, giving even his self-confessed “bad films” a touch of playfulness and comic flair, as well as a sense of sophistication.
Style December 2019
Get the Style: The Irishman
Martin Scorsese’s highly anticipated gangster epic The Irishman is 2019’s must-see, not least for the myriad style lessons…
Style September 2019
Tarantino's Style Icons
With the release of Tarantino’s latest film, we take a quick dive into the style icons of his cinematic oeuvre to discover what makes them so damn cool.
Style August 2019
Get the Style: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Double denim, brown leather, oversized sunglasses… Tarantino’s latest film is jam-packed with delicious late-sixties looks that we’re desperate to try for ourselves.
Style April 2019
Celluloid Style: Nine And A Half Weeks
Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger’s last tango in Manhattan provides endless moments of cinematic style, as Chris Modoo discovers…
Style January 2019
The Valstar 'Jude Law' Bomber
The new Valstar bomber jacket gets the seal of approval from Jude Law in the film Vox Lux. Get yours now…
Style November 2018
This Week We're Channelling: Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men
Channelling a villain is always fun, particularly one as stylish as Javier Bardem’s Anton Chigurh in the Coen brothers’ critically acclaimed neo-western, No Country for Old Men.